Posts under ‘Winter’

Tangelo – (mandarin [tangerine] X grapefruit) Citrus x tangelo

VARIETY SEASON OF MATURITY SEEDS/ FRUIT FRUIT SIZE COMMENTS MINNEOLA(Honeybell) Duncan grapefruit X Dancy tangerine DEC – MAY FEW 7 – 12 LARGE 3” – 3½” Bell shaped fruit, very sweet flavor. Peel thin, smooth, reddish orange with orange flesh. Vigorous, large tree. Extremely juicy. More tangerine taste. Cold hardy. NOVA Clementine tangerine X Orlando […]

Tangerine – Citrus reticulata

              VARIETY SEASON OF MATURITY SEEDS/ FRUIT FRUIT SIZE COMMENTS CLEMENTINE Citrus clementina OCT – FEB FEW 0 – 6 SMALL 2” Sweet, easy peel, orange peel color. Spain. Cold hardy. DANCY DEC – JAN MANY 6 – 20 SMALL 2¼” – 2½” One of FL’s oldest tangerine varieties.Traditional […]

Citrus

We have the best selection of citrus trees for sale in Homestead, FL. Providing quality citrus trees from 3 gallon – 45 gallon. Click the following link to download our Citrus List .  (Call for Availability, as it changes daily. Not all items in stock)   Varieties: Cocktail Citrus           Grapefruit      […]

Colvillea racemosa – Colville’s Glory

The Colvillea racemosa is an endangered species from Madagascar, and is very closely related to the Royal Poinciana (Delonix regia). The trees are usually very difficult to tell apart until they bloom in the late summer, early fall. Unlike the Royal poinciana, it is a moderate grower. It has a low salt tolerance, and moderate […]

Markhamia lutea – Siala

The yellow markhamia is a species not well known to many people. Despite this, it is an excellent tree that produces clusters of yellow blooms throughout the year. It originates from East Africa and has a fast growth rate. In its natural habitat it can reach heights of 43 feet, but in a home or […]

Stemmadenia litoralis – Milky Way Tree

A small evergreen tree with slightly fragrant white flowers. This species is rather tolerant of salt, making it an excellent choice for planting near the coast. Origin: Mexico – Columbia Height:  23 ft Growth: moderate Flowering: all year Salt tolerance: high

Sesbania Grandiflora – Pink Hummingbird Tree

The grandiflora is a medium tree that can reach heights of 43 feet and it produces large pink flowers. After the flowers have dropped, long seed pods take their place. The tree grows fast, and like the Sesbania tripetii it needs to be trimmed to keep its shape. Origin: Tropical Asia Height: 43ft Growth: fast […]

Erythrina crista-galli – Cockspur Coral tree

The crista-galli is a tree often found in cooler gardens due to its ability to survive colder temperatures. It blooms throughout summer and fall and has a unique cork-wood bark to it. If there is a harsh winter, the tree will burn back, but as temperatures warm up, the tree will flush out again. High salt […]

Erythrina bidwillii

The bidwillii is a cross between Florida’s native Erythrina (herbacea) and the Erythrina crista-gallii from South America. It has beautiful bright red blooms that appear in early spring. High salt tolerance. Origin: hybrid (E. herbacea x E. crista-gallii) Height: 20ft Growth: fast Flowering: spring Salt tolerance: moderate/high

Jatropha

The jatropha is very popular bush used for decorative landscape. The reddish pink flowers are seen year round and the plant is rather hardy. It has been grown from bushes to trees, and everything in-between. Origin: Tropical America Height: 25 ft Growth: moderate/fast Flowering: all year Salt tolerance: moderate